TThe father of a Florida two-year-old boy who, according to investigators, shot his mother in the head in August, was arrested and charged Tuesday with negligent manslaughter.
Investigators claim that the two-year old found a loaded gun in his Paw Patrol backpack and shot one shot into his mother Shamaya Lynn (21). This happened while Lynn was on a Zoom call for work on Aug. 11.
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According to the Seminole County State Attorney’s Office the firearm belonged to Lynn’s boyfriend Veondre, 22-years-old. After he said that he was home, he called 911 and found Lynn with a gunshot wound.
“I literally just got home, and I come in the room … My girlfriend who was working on the computer, she’s just laid back, and there’s blood everywhere,”According to the Associated Press Avery told the operator.
A Zoom caller claimed that Lynn disappeared from her view after she saw the child behind her. The woman also called 911
Altamonte Springs Police responded to the call. Lynn was declared dead at the scene by EMS once they arrived.
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August’s police report stated that paramedics and officers tried their best to help. “rendering aid to Mrs. Lynn, but she was found with a fatal gunshot wound to the head.”
Seminole County State Attorney’s Office released a press statement stating that forensic evidence clearly indicated the child’s identity. “possessed and independently fired the weapon.”Officials claim that there was another child in residence at the time of the shooting.
Avery is currently being held in Seminole County Jail without bond. A trial date has not been set.
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